The Truman Library Snyder Coin Collection Robbery and Other Recollections

The Truman Library Snyder Coin Collection Robbery and Other Recollections

By Victor Bozarth for PCGS ......   In March 1962, Treasury Secretary John Snyder donated his 450-piece complete coin collection to the Harry S. Truman Presidential...
Decoplata: The History of .720 Silver in World Coinage

Decoplata: The History of .720 Silver in World Coinage

By Austin Jepsky .....   Sometimes referred to as “Mexican Silver”, coins of a .720 silver fineness at one time or another could be found in...
What Was Hot and What Was Not: The 2021 Rare Date Gold Coin Market

What Was Hot and What Was Not: The 2021 Rare Date Gold Coin Market

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   As recently as 2019, when I wrote my annual State of the Dated Gold Marker report, it...
Jim Bisognani: My 11th Annual NGC Year in Review

Jim Bisognani: My 11th Annual NGC Year in Review – Part 3

Numismatic Market Review by Jim Bisognani – NGC Weekly Market Report ......   Part 1 | Part 2 The new year is here, and as we approach...
Coins of the Persian Kings of Kings

Coins of the Persian Kings of Kings

By Michael T. Shutterly for CoinWeek .....   The Persians did not have a coinage system of their own until about 546 BCE when Cyrus the...
United States Mint Begins Shipping First American Women Quarters Program Coins

United States Mint Begins Shipping First American Women Quarters Program Coins

The United States Mint has begun shipping the first coins in the American Women Quarters (AWQ) Program. These circulating quarters honoring Maya Angelou are...

Numismatic Crime – Million Dollar Bullion Coin Theft

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Million Dollar Coin Burglary at Sunnyvale, California Dealer The Sunnyvale, California Police Department...
Remembering Numismatic Icon Harvey Stack, Co-Founder of Stack's Bowers

Remembering Numismatic Icon Harvey Stack, Co-Founder of Stack’s Bowers

By Charles Morgan for CoinWeek .....   It was with great sadness that I received the news that Harvey Stack, a longtime friend of CoinWeek and...
Aaron Berk Launches Educational Ancient Coin Podcast

Aaron Berk Launches Educational Ancient Coin Podcast

By Harlan J. Berk, Ltd .....   Aaron Berk and Mike Nottelmann are proud to announce the launch of a new video podcast. The Ancient Coin...
Numismatic Icon Harvey G. Stack Has Passed Away

Numismatic Icon Harvey G. Stack Has Passed Away

It is with great sadness that Stack's Bowers announces the passing of our friend and founder, Harvey G. Stack on January 3, 2022. His...
The Boston Mint and the First Colonial Coins

The Boston Mint and the First Colonial Coins

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   How, as a trade-based colony belonging to the world’s greatest maritime empire, did the Massachusetts Bay Colony begin striking...
Big Things Have Happened at the United States Mint in the Month of January

Big Things Have Happened at the United States Mint in the Month of January

By CoinWeek .....   The month of January sets the stage for the new year. Americans go back to work, the wheels of the financial markets...

Numismatic Crime – Suspect in Coin Show Theft Arrested

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Suspect in Coin Show Theft Arrested On November 26, 2021, Numismatic Crime Information...
Jim Bisognani: My 11th Annual NGC Year in Review – Part 2

Jim Bisognani: My 11th Annual NGC Year in Review – Part 2

Numismatic Market Review by Jim Bisognani – NGC Weekly Market Report ......   For Part 1, Click Here As I sat down at my computer to prepare...
The Hole Truth: Ancient Coins That Were Pierced

The Hole Truth: Ancient Coins That Were Pierced

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz .....   Don’t buy damaged coins. They will be impossible to sell. This was some of the best advice...
Q. David Bowers: Two Remarkable Finds of US Gold Coins

Q. David Bowers: Two Remarkable Finds of US Gold Coins

By Q. David Bowers - Co-Founder, Stack's Bowers .....   A Remarkable Find In August of 1908, two boys named James McFarland and John May were swimming...
New Candidate for Oldest U.S. Numismatic Society Discovered

New Candidate for Oldest U.S. Numismatic Society Discovered

By David Hill for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   A couple of months ago, friend and fellow numismatic researcher Joel Orosz sent me a news...
The Influence of Historic and Ancient Coin Designs

The Influence of Historic and Ancient Coin Designs

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   History is a continuum and time moves linearly. Generally, as time progresses, artistic and cultural trends evolve and build...
Finest Known 1796 Liberty Cap Cent in Once-in-a-Lifetime Auction at GreatCollections

Finest Known 1796 Liberty Cap Cent in Once-in-a-Lifetime Auction at GreatCollections

By CoinWeek .....   On December 19, bidding ends on this “Museum Quality” 1796 Liberty Cap Cent in the latest GreatCollections sale. As the finest example...
Jim Bisognani: My 11th Annual NGC Year in Review

Jim Bisognani: My 11th Annual NGC Year in Review – Part 1

Numismatic Market Review by Jim Bisognani – NGC Weekly Market Report ......   As I type this morning, I am reminded by the calendar that, in...

CoinWeek Podcast #164: Legend Rare Coin Auctions Regency 49 Sale Lot Preview with Greg...

The CoinWeek Podcast is brought to you by PCGS. Check out PCGS’ new grading specials and take advantage of an exclusive offer to get...
The Right to Strike: Early Coins of the Knights Hospitaller

The Right to Strike: Early Coins of the Knights Hospitaller

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   Now called the Sovereign Military Hospitaller Order of Saint John of Jerusalem of Rhodes and of Malta, the order’s...
Numismatic Crime - Coins Stolen in Transit From FedEx

Numismatic Crime – Coins Stolen in Transit From FedEx, USPS

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Major FedEx Theft - Florida to California The contents of a package being...
Q. David Bowers Retires Two Major Columns As Storied Career Continues to Reshape Numismatics

Q. David Bowers Retires Two Major Columns As Storied Career Continues to Reshape Numismatics

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   Quentin David Bowers, better known in numismatic circles as Q. David Bowers and known to his...
The Ancient Celtic Coinage of Britain

The Ancient Celtic Coinage of Britain

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz .....   FOR ANCIENT GREEKS and Romans, Britain was a mysterious land at the northern edge of the world. As...
Hard to Find Mint State 1859-O Gold Double Eagle at GreatCollections

Hard to Find Mint State 1859-O Gold Double Eagle at GreatCollections

More than 80 bids have been recorded in the sale of an uncirculated 1859-O $20 gold double eagle being offered by GreatCollections.com. Certified MS-60...
Beautifully Ugly Coin Portraiture

Beautifully Ugly Coin Portraiture

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   When it comes to coins, what do we mean when we call a numismatic portrait ugly? Are we talking...
Coin Board News Number 61 - For Collectors of Antique Coin Boards

Coin Board News Number 61 – For Collectors of Antique Coin Boards

Antique Coin Boards with David W. Lange - www.coincollectingboards.com .....   For Collectors of Antique Coin Boards Number 61 — Winter 2022   MAJOR DISCOVERY Your eyes do not deceive you......

Big Things Have Happened at the United States Mint in the Month of December

By CoinWeek .....   The month of December has historically been a time for Americans to take it easy, spend time with their family, celebrate the...
CoinWeek Podcast #163: Why #FreeCoinDay Matters

CoinWeek Podcast #163: Why #FreeCoinDay Matters

The CoinWeek Podcast is brought to you by PCGS. Check out PCGS’ new grading specials and take advantage of an exclusive offer to get...